The merchandise we buy is delivered to our warehouses on trucks (29 % being delivered by container). The total volume represents the equivalent of 2,005 20-foot containers. We have 98,485 m² of storage area, with a capacity of 103,296 pallets. There are 204 forklift trucks coming from 3 hand-picked manufacturers. We keep 78,410 items in stock. Our team of 127 warehousemen have prepared and shipped 486,505 orders coming from 3,023,307 product lines. Our customers’ purchasing processes are computerised: their orders are integrated into their system and then sent to us primarily by digital data exchange. 32.16% of our orders are now processed by EDI, character recognition and our commercial websites, thus reducing manual entry.
Average turnover per order is 952 euros; 37,982 tonnes or 60 millions of products have been sold!
Each of our subsidiaries has a single storage centre from whence they ship their orders to their customers in France, Europe, Africa and Asia.